© Michael Coyne, Rehabilitation Centre, Iran (1985)
In conjunction with the current exhibition ‘WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath’, Annenberg Space for Photography has published an in depth article focusing on Michael’s experience during his an eight year period in Iran.
This article gives insight into Michael’s journey, the background to his images and his recollections of shooting in challenging circumstances.
Michael Coyne has been a Senior Fellow at PSC since 2011. In this role he lectures and mentors students of PSC, particularly those interested in photojournalism and documentary photography.
He is based in Melbourne, Australia, and has worked on assignments and appeared in magazines such as: Newsweek, Life, Time, National Geographic Magazine, New York Times, Sports Illustrated, Smithsonian, German Geo, French Geo, Paris Match, Madame La Figaro, London Observe Magazine, London Independent Magazine, Travel Holiday, and Vogue.
His numerous awards include: American National Press Photographers Association, Overseas Press Club of America, FCC Hong Kong Human Rights Certificate, Children’s Book of the Year, The Religious Book of the Year.
WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath will show at the Annenberg Space for Photography through June 2, 2013.